Dorje Denma Ling offers year round indoor accommodations in Gyatso Lodge, and in our new, beautiful, spacious, fully winterized Drala Cabins. In addition, a variety of summer accommodations (listed below) are available from June until mid-October.

Gyatso Lodge has double and triple rooms with two shared hallway bathrooms on each floor. Lodge accommodations are available for $55 per night per person.



Our newly completed Drala Cabins rent for $45 per night per person (double occupancy).

Drala Cabin

Dorje Denma Ling’s summer housing grounds are spacious, with gorgeous views,  and in short walking distance to our two shower houses and to the main program complex.


Wood Cabins

All prices are per person per night:

  • Gyatso Lodge (double occupancy): $55 per person per night
  • Drala Cabin (insulated wood cabin, double occupancy): $45 per person per night
  • *New* Cabin-style Tent (double occupancy): $35 per person per night
  • DDL Tent (single occupancy): $35 per night
  • Wood cabin (sleeps up to four guests): $35 per person per night
  • DDL Tent (double occupancy): $25 per person per night
  • Camping with your own tent: $25 per night
  • Commuter rate: $20 per day


DDL tent
New Cabin-style tent and  DDL Tent

Since there are a limited number of indoor beds available, please apply at least 30 days in advance if you need one for health reasons.  All lodge accommodations must be confirmed by contacting our registrations desk either by emailing: or calling 902 657 9085.

  • For huts, tents and wood cabin accommodations bring a battery-operated lantern.
  • No gas, candle or propane lighting of any kind is permitted.
  • For those staying in the lodge or in a Drala cabin, bedding is provided.  Please bring a sleeping bag for outdoor accommodations including huts, wood cabins and tents.
  • A new shower house is located near the Drala cabins, between Buddha and Vajra fields.  A second shower house is located near Tiger field at the main building.
  • You are welcome to wash clothing by hand and hang them to dry.  There is a clothes line near the lodge

Local Accommodations

There are several bed and breakfast lodgings, hotels and motels nearby. Please contact the proprietors directly to arrange offsite accommodation. The following lodgings are within a short drive of Dorje Denma Ling:

Tendrel Guesthouse – Sangha
8741 Hwy 311,  Tatamagouche    902-657-0294

Barbara Zielinski – Sangha
Double room, private bath, $50/night
Single room, shared bath, $40/night
15-minutes from Dorje Denma Ling

Christine Guest – Sangha
Three rooms, shared bath and Shrine room, $60/night/room
15 minute drive from Dorje Denma Ling   514-710-8741

 Drala Mountain House – John Perkins & Marg Sander – Sangha
beautiful quiet country setting     +1-902-657-0406

Ted Clarke and Ginny Guthrie – Sangha
One room with two twin beds, $40 per night for the room
181 Jeff Ross Road,  Tatamagouche, NS
902-229-8699   902-814-4416

Madeline Conacher & Louis Allen – Sangha
Two single rooms @ $50, One double room @$ 90 – 2 full bathrooms
5 minute drive from Dorje Denma Ling
161 Highway 311 Loop   902-657-9030

Jan Watson – Sangha
Single room, shared bath, $20/night
15 minute drive from Dorje Denma Ling  902-657-2343

Barbara Winn – Sangha
Single room, shared bath, $40/night
5 minute drive from Dorje Denma Ling  902-657-1080

Balmoral Motel
131 Main Street   Tatamagouche
902-657-2000, 888-383-9357; Fax – 902-657-2205 or

Cottages at Cambra Sands
Malagash, NS   1-866-559-0705 or

Forest Haven Inn
8627 Hwy. 311   Balfron (near Tatamagouche)
902-657-2962, 877-658-3466, Fax – 902-657-2962

Heritage Cottages
4261 Hwy 6   Brule, NS
902-657-2922, 1-866-684-1864 or

Hollings House
37 Church Street   Tatamagouche

Jubilee Cottage
Wallace, NS   902-257-2432

Sunrise Shore Marina & Cottages
369 Brule Shore Road   Tatamagouche
902-456-6433 or

The Train Station Inn
Tatamagouche   902-657-3222

Dolan’s Inn & Suites
3 Pine St   Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia B0K 1V0
Phone (902) 396-8986

Green Dragon Farm and Bed & Breakfast